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Paul A. Roach, Jr. Collection

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Paul A. Roach, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Paul A. Roach, Jr.
State of Birth:
NM
Home State:
NM
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1945-1946
Branch of Service
Army
Highest Rank
Colonel
Service History Note
The veteran is a graduate of West Point Military Academy in New York.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1946-1978
Unit of Service
Company K, 9th Infantry, 2nd Division
Location of Service
Fort Ord and Oakland, California; Fort Benning, Georgia; Berlin, Germany; Pusan and Inchon, Korea
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran served as a platoon leader during the Korean War as well as serving as the Headquarters Commandant for the Berlin Brigade.

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Location of Service
Fort Benning, Georgia; Chu Lai, Vietnam; Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Caracas, Venezuela; Fort Hood and Fort Bliss, Texas
Battles/Campaigns
Chu Lai
Service History Note
The veteran served as a Battalion Commander in Vietnam.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of manuscript
Interviewer:
Louise Forshaw
Contributor:
Anne Morgan
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Institute of Historical Survey Foundation
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/66023
Subjects:
Roach Jr., Paul A.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Prisoner of War--United States
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Paul A. Roach, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/66023), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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